HEALING CEREMONIES: Creating Personal Rituals for Spiritual, Emotional, Physical and Mental Health

Lesson Description

Dr. Silverman will describe his experiences using ceremonies as a vehicle to integrate traditional medical care and personal healing experiences, discuss why ceremonies are important, and share how healing ceremonies can be created and evolved to meet new challenges and opportunities.

Instructor: Dr. Howard Silverman

Dr. Silverman is a Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Family & Community Medicine, and Bioethics & Medical Humanism at The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix. He also served there as the founding Biomedical Informatics Department Chair and Associate Dean for Information Resources and Educational Technology.